When you’re out of argumentsÂ you go full Godwin (proposition p with which I disagree is Nazi). Â When you go full Godwin Poe’s law goes into effect (we can’t tell your view from a straw man of your view–essentially). Â On this score, here goes some bozo from the Witherspoon Institute, famous for their slippery slopes about Gay Marriage (society will be destroyed, eventually). Â Via Talking Points Memo (the source for this kind of crazy nowadays):
In Dred Scott it was the false idea that some human beings can own other human beings, and that a democratic people cannot say otherwise. In the same-sex marriage rulings it is the false idea that men can marry men, and women can marry women, and that democratic peoples cannot say otherwise.
I suppose they’re both court cases of a sort. Â In one, rights were recognized, in the other, they were denied.
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It seems like a stupid and round-a-bout way to claim that both decisions are legal positivist positions that are contrary to a natural law position. Therefore the same sex marriage decisions are unlawful just like Dred Scott.
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